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A New National Effort Needed to Tackle the ‘Muslim Penalty’ – Report

The report urges the government to adopt a new definition of Islamophobia as “anti-Muslim racism”, and recommends that society take more responsibility to call out and report hateful rhetoric and prejudice.

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Study: Punctuation in Text Messages Helps Replace Cues Found in Face-to-Face Conversations

Emoticons, irregular spellings and exclamation points in text messages aren’t sloppy or a sign that written language is going down the tubes — these “textisms” help convey meaning and intent in the absence of spoken conversation, according to newly published research from Binghamton University, State University of New York.

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Veterans' Voices: 'The CSU Gave Me a Path to Success'

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If you're someone who is "military-connected" -- meaning you're an active service member, a veteran, or a dependent of either -- you should know about the resources the California State University (CSU) offers to these students, all with the goal of making it easier for you to reach your personal and professional goals.

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CSU Students Showcase Visual Arts Talents to Industry Pros

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Visual arts students from across California convened at California State University, Dominguez Hills for a special opportunity to present their work in front of entertainment industry leaders at the 27th annual CSU Media Arts Festival (MAF).

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High Cognitive Ability Not a Safeguard From Conspiracies, Paranormal Beliefs

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A University of Illinois at Chicago social psychologist reports on two studies that examined why some people are inclined to believe in various conspiracies and paranormal phenomena.

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New Website and Educational Program Dedicated to Reducing Drowsy Driving

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Stony Brook University’s School of Health Technology and Management have developed StopDrowsyDriving.org to help raise awareness about the prevalence of drowsy driving and reduce crashes caused by it, an estimated 6,000 per year.

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Despite Red Carpet, Trump Agenda in Asia Largely Ignored

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How Much Will We Pay for Something? Depends on the Value of What We’ve Just Encountered

The value of the products we encounter influences how much we’ll subsequently pay for other items, new neuroscience research has found. The results point to a previously undetected factor that affects consumer behavior.

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Study Finds Racial Disparities in Gun-Related Eye Trauma in the United States

A review of patients who suffered firearms-related eye trauma shows significant disparities in race, location, and circumstance, according to research presented today at AAO 2017, the 121st Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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Anna Sew Hoy Selected as Inaugural Artist in Residence at UC San Diego

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A renowned artist, Anna Sew Hoy will both practice her craft as well as mentor and instruct UC San Diego students during a critical stage of their artistic development.







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